Running Shorts – Nov. 13

Alexandra Lucki Photo: Maryland Athletics Department
  • A man found unconscious Saturday on the W&OD Trail has been identified. He was found around 12:43 p.m. near the Fairfax County Parkway
  • Alexandria’s Bethany Sachtleben qualified for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon trials Saturday, running 2:39:00 to win the Richmond Marathon.
  • Georgetown’s Jonathan Green won the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional to advance to the NCAA Championships. Georgetown finished fourth, American finished 12th and George Washington finished 14th. Tai Dinger, a St. Albans alumnus, will race for Stanford, Chase Weaverling from Poolesville and Alex Corbett from Lake Braddock will race for Virginia and Northwest’s Diego Zarate will race for Virginia Tech.
  • Maryland’s Alexandra Lucki, Georgetown’s Martha McDonald and Kentucky’s Katy Kunc, a Lake Braddock alumna, will race at the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships Saturday, Nov, 18 in Louisville after qualifying as individuals. Locally, Georgetown finished third, Maryland ninth, American finished 15th and George Washington finished 18th in the Mid-Atlantic region.  Heritage’s Weini Kelati will race with New Mexico’s team, Lake Braddock alumna Hannah Christen will race with Mississippi, Patriot’s Rachel McArthur will race with Villanova, Paint Branch’s Bethlehem Taye will run with N.C. State.
  • Several local high school graduates will compete at the Division III Cross Country Championships. Christopher Newport’s team will include JJ LaPointe of Bishop O’Connell, Cavanaugh McGaw of Lake Braddock and Billy Rabil from West Springfield. Quince Orchard’s Liam Walsh will run with Carnegie Mellon and St. Albans’ Marcelo JaureguiVolpe will race for Haverford. Jeff Gibson, from Edison now running for Mary Washington, made it as an individual qualifier. Carnegie Mellon’s women’s team, including Bethesda-Chevy Chase’s Abigail Levine, will also compete. The races are Saturday, Nov. 18 in Elsah, Ill.
  • Pace the Nation has and interview with Marine Corps Marathon Marketing Director Marc Goldman.

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Carderock Running Festival Half Marathon

7:30 AM – Half Marathon Start

Run the scenic C&O Towpath!

  • Race Course and Finish Line will be open for 3 1/2 hours.
  • Medals to all half marathon finishers

Packet Pickup
Sunday, May 19th, 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM, on

Revenge of the Penguins

Start/Finish
– C&O Canal Towpath, Carderock Recreation Area,
Clara Barton Parkway, Potomac, MD

Course
– On the historic C&O Canal Towpath
between Mile post 2.0 & Mile post 12.0.
– Flat, shady, tree-lined, with scenic riverside vistas
the course you

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